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An Accidental Trip to Komodo

Indonesia is made up of over 17,000 islands, and Komodo is just one of them. Photographer Suwandi Chandra describes his recent trip to Komodo...

Cigarettes & Ojeks: The Road to Mount Bromo

The edge of the crater stretched out before me and disappeared into the afternoon haze. With no promise of the trail being passable at...

Finding Zen, Part Two: Bali

A fake world met them at the airport in Bali. Or, at least, that’s what it felt like. They’d left Kamala in Kathmandu, the goodbye...

An Expat in Bali

Five years ago, my life was very different. I was living in Korea with my husband, teaching English, working long hours, and always counting...

Portraits of Life in Indonesia

During my last trip to Indonesia with the Ministry of Tourism, I had the chance to meet and photograph wonderful people. The landscapes I...

Making a Monster: Celebrating New Years in Bali

Monsters. Demons. Evil Spirits. The things usually associated with nightmares are commonplace in the New Year’s celebration in Bali, Indonesia. I had seen photos...

Travel Video: Bali

Filmmaker Yury Sharov traveled to Bali expecting to enjoy sun, sea and surf. Instead, the island's rich cultural heritage drew him in. We talked...

A Three-Day Adventure in Java

Photographers Mauricio F. Corridan and Olja Ryzevski were exploring Bali when they decided to take a three-day side trip to Java. They had no...

A Different Kind of Currency

On my second day in Indonesia, I was handed a phrase. I wasn’t quite sure how to dissect it, or whether it had any...